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Author of EVN Report's White Paper "Transitional Justice Agenda for the Republic of Armenia," Dr. Nerses Kopalyan speaks about the imperative of transitional justice to help heal Armenian society and restore trust and faith in institutions.
Transitional justice involves four components - justice, truth, reparations and institutional reforms. Dr. Nadia Bernaz looks at the past and current examples of transitional justice processes that have tried to deal with corporate responsibility and the human rights impact of corruption and white collar crimes.
During the transitional justice symposium in Yerevan, Marieke Wierda, Esq. elaborated on some of the reasons that countries have embarked on transitional justice processes and the fact that transitional justice should seek to reconstruct the social contract between citizens and state and among citizens themselves.
For young countries the challenge is often state-building and nation-building. In implementing transitional justice, there also has to be a strong element of vigilance and prioritization paired with a stong vision of transition by the leadership, according to Barney Afako, Esq. Listen to Afako's full address delivered during the transitional justice symposium in Yerevan.